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Men's Services

From social events to discussion groups, The Center has a wide variety of programming for men. Check out the monthly Guys, Games & Grub for an evening of socializing with interesting men of all ages, or join one of our discussion groups. Whether you’re looking for social opportunities, interested in volunteering or need services, The Center has something for you.

All events and groups take place at The Center unless otherwise noted. For more information, please contact us at men@thecentersd.org or 619.692.2077.

Men's Groups

Group meeting times and days are subject to change. Please call ahead to make sure the group you're interested in is meeting. For more information on LGBT discussion groups, call 619.692.2077 x 211, or email discussion@thecentersd.org.

Men's Open Discussion Group

A group open to all GBTQ men with topics of your choice.
Mondays, 7:15-8:45pm

Prostate Cancer Support Group

A group to support members of the GBT community who are dealing with prostate cancer. Please contact William Shi at prostatecancergbt@aol.com before attending for the first time.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm

Young Men's Discussion Group

Activity, discussion and social group for young men, ages 18-34, to connect, socialize, network and make friends. The group addresses relationships, sexual health, activism, community building and more.
4th Tuesday monthly, 7-8:30pm

Shades of Color

An empowerment group for Black men who have sex with men. For more information, contact us at 619.692.2077 x116.
Wednesdays, 12 noon-1:30pm

GGG

Everyone is welcome to The Center on the first Wednesday evening of each month for GGG! The popular board game and social night, presented by Men @ The Center, includes pizza, snacks, beer, wine, soft drinks, and hundreds of board games to choose from. Participants are welcome to come alone and meet new friends, or come with a group for a fun evening out. The popular Team Trivia game, hosted by John Lockhart, begins at 6:30 pm and everyone is welcome to drop in. Suggested donation of $5 is requested for admission. For more information contact Ben Cartwright at outreach@thecentersd.org or 619.692.2077 x106.
1st Wednesdays,6-8:30pm

Men's Coming Out Group

Peer-to-peer support & discussion for men who are straight, gay, bi, trans or questioning, in coming out and being out.
Thursdays, 7:15-8:45pm

YA+

Discussion group for adult young (MSM) who are living with HIV and between the ages of 20 & 30. The group shares experiences, challenges, doubts and opinions on various topics that are the concerns of the group. All of this discussion will be had in a confidential & judgment free environment.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm